After 30 years of development, the UK and European space agencies have given a go for the Skylon Spaceplane.
Children should be seen and not heard... who says? A Philosophy academic at The University of Nottingham is challenging the adage by teaching primary school children to argue properly.
To make solar cells a competitive alternative to other renewable energy sources, researchers are investigating different alternatives. A step in the right direction is through new processes that change the surfaces of silicon ...
A team of European researchers has succeeded in revealing how a family of proteins work, which until now remained a mystery, according to a new study published in the journal Nature.
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new biomaterial designed for repairing damaged human tissue doesnt wrinkle up when it is stretched. The invention from nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego marks a significant ...
The Kepler Telescope team has announced a second planet orbiting the star Kepler-10. The existence of this planet was suspected previously, but new analytical techniques were needed to confirm its existence.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Robots typically acquire new capacities by imitation. Now, EPFL scientists are doing the inverse -- developing machines that can learn more rapidly and outperform humans by starting from failed or inaccurate ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Marine scientists have a new view of the giant kelp in the Pacific Ocean--through a scuba mask and a satellite's "eye."
The fourth of Europe's robot freighters, due to be launched to the International Space Station (ISS) in early 2013, has been named after Albert Einstein, the European Space Agency (ESA) said on Thursday.
Google launched its "Street View" project in India on Thursday aiming to collect panoramic images of the vast country ranging from its palaces to its slums.